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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Jul 9

Family Nature Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Basketball Clinic

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 9

INSITU Dance Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Twenty-five dance companies will present original dance work created in response to a specific site, setting up a chain of performances that lead the audience up and down the LIC waterfront.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul 9

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Carousel, Time Capsules, Underground Home, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jul 9

Freshwater Fishing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Little Red Lighthouse Open House

at Plaza Lafayette (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rediscover the history of this unique landmark. First-come, first-served.
Category: History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Departs from Socrates Sculpture Park Beach at Hallets Cove LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 3.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

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